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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 14, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. Lethbridge, Alberta. Friday, February 14,1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 55 SIFTON KEPT HIS For Two Hours He Punctured Opposition Criticism, Scoring Point After'Point A LIBERAL TRIUMPH Mr. Michener Spoke in the Afternoon-Mr. O'Brien Has the Floor Edmonton, Feb. 13.-A halt hour generally '-satisfies Premier Siftpn in addressing the -legislature, .but _ tonight'in replying to the speech of the leader of the opposition delivered in the afternoon tlve premier'seemed to realize that he had the night to him-solPand-he spoke for two hours, delivering what many thought was the best*speech he.had-ever delivered. He. kept.his followers-. cheering. It was a triumph of-which any leader could well feci proud. Mr. .Sifton punctured' hole after hole m the arguments of his chief opponent and as he demonstrated that not only are the aspersions on the credit of tfie province uncalled for/ but untrue, he reviewed the achievements of his administration in the: .upbuilding of the provincD, . and Showed that no province in confederation had made.such rapid progress along all lines as Alberta. The financial position of the province was shown to be so good that not only are the interest and debenture debts being taken case of, but there will bo a surplus oh Ordinary expenditure lev the year. The premier made an ef\ fectfve reply to'* the criticism of ^hTs railrpad poltcyv and showed tna'luth*ev Kuarantee^fng1! oE bonds! was the ,pblicy folloveddhi the debate. ALfEN LABORERS DEPORTED Montreal, Fob." 14.-Twenty-seven (shivering Italian cooks, 'who were, im-P9rt�d?i.o.j4Moutrealto relieve' a strike in the local hotels, were today dump-r ed ^unceremoniously oft the train-'at St.Jobn's.Que., and were ordered back to New. York, as being alien laborers. > ? * � fl" * �> > BIG CHURCH DESTROYED Truro, N.&,: Feb; 14.-The First Presbyterian CJlnirc.h was destroyed by  fifce> today, supposed -from smouldering remains of fire which'* yesterday caught in chimn&y*t Tlie loss is practically, tdtal and'Tncludes a valuable organ. ^Insurance, $12,000. -v . -. , .> *-. GENERAL WOODFORD DEAD New York, Feb. 14.;-General. Stewart L. Woodford, veteran publicist, and former United States minister to Spain, died at his home in New York today. He bus been ill for more than two weeks. > WESTERN MEN WHO MAY ENTER' THE SENATE The West claims to be entitled to several nevv senators, and as the government concedes the right, appointments will be made in due course. These are some of the candidates. fEX-nB-mcllEOD, x -h........� *-^ \ StXA QLEWCWlPtbELL ' . IS ESTIMATE OF BATTLE IN HO .> .> .;. v ^. > ? MINERS' EXAMINATION^ *? Edmonton, Feb. '14.-�Jolm T., Stirling, provincial inspector of mines, announces that-examinations under the provision of the Coal; Mines AOt will be held at Frank; Banff, and Edmonton, as--follows: > Mine managers.!, certificate of competency, May 20, 21 and 22. Pit bog's certificates, May 20 and -21. Fire boW oertif tcate'B, Mayy 22 and 23,. ' BY- Editor Lethbridge Herald ". fool electors, .-of thja-; here city always put people into  office.::; y don't know shucks: from 4>eans. Thar's Mayor Hardic, a regular .blow hard ; Non-Combatants the Heaviest Sufferers-Shell Burst : ' in a Convent L 01IV UL THE ATHENIA GROUNDED ? 3s. Jo'ais, X.D., Feb. 3!.- --Ths ? Donaldson line steamer Ath- > enia, from Glasgow, with two. ? hundred passengers, grounded o'clock this aftemon. Three �> tugs liurried to her assistance '> and with the rising tide man- ? aged to pull her off.. Jt is, be: ? lieved that sbe escaped with- ? out serious damage. fallen mostly venturesome non-combat ants.�� Madero sent Diaz a message, ,warn^n^htti).-vthjit .unless yhe showed � mot^^ebniiJdera'tion for non-oorpba't-aT)ttffuno-tmerey:-'wo�rd  be showrj Mm, when captUrecT. " If The eatimates of the'Red 'Cross' for yesteHday- were: Dead; 1ddb; w'ounda'd 2000.' '. ', ' ' '"' � '. : Mcxico'-City, Feb. 14 -The robols opened-the battle today at a quat^gr to six when they started. firiuir in^.tbe OOURIS GAS FIELD OF NO � THE CITY. VSrOULDJ HAVE -TO HAVE INDUSTRIAL, SITE OUTSIDE THE : / CIVIC LIMITS ; THE GHOST DiDNT WALK FOR THE MAYOR ON PAY DAY Discovered That Payment of Previous Mayors Was Illegal and Remedy is Needed SASKATCHEWAN VISITORS ' Ottawa. Feb. 13.-Western visitors in the capital at the present time include Hon. Walter Scott, premier of Saskatchewan, who arrived today:. Hon. J. A. Calder, attorney-general of British Nation Paid Its Last Sad Tribute of Respect to Explorer KING WAS PRESENT From Throne to Peasant the Nation Showed Intensity of Grief , , . , , , . .Saskatchewan, who has been here Six weeks ,m the harness and no j gluoe yeBtrday> and Mr.' Willbugbhy, salary. ' ; the leader of the opposition in -the . . . fliat is the -predicament in winch � Saghatchewan lefeisiature: - They are [liantly uniformed group, ^occupiW^: all reticent as to the .riitture. of the i seat beneath business which brlngB them to the London, Feb. 14.-The British nation today paid its last sad respects to the memory ot-Captain Robert F. Scott and his hero'.c companions, who died in the wilds of the Antarctic af-,ter reaching the South Pole. A great memorial service was held in, the cathedral of-St. Paul's in the centre of the metropolis. It was at-' tended bv people m every walk of life fromi King George in the uniform of 'an admiral of the (lect, down to common laborers. . . �-. . The King, surrounded by a bril-.; Mayor Hnrdie finds lnmscU, and it is beginning to be a-grille galling. i, Following oat; a/.* suggestion made hv. -Rv^r' itossj'dpptri'qal expert', last iFridayi.t the' citj^ls considerinjg^.thc ' ln^.-pne-veoniiTOiWy-j^go;^ , , tim,? the city wishe^o*: boro^br gas and. Rip' the-'cTfj^lfor industrial [purposes � it.. would have.;\n its/possession the verv valuable asset of a gasiield. ";Thc industrial site outside the ;city...h'as' its advantages,^Vsaid Mav- , In 1010, the city council took it upon themselves to vote the mayor a salary. No objection  was raised by the ratepayers, who thought it a wise step, so Mayor. Adams was given ?l!i00 in: his position as head of the ciyic administration. ���� The next year he v(as again ^mayor, and .the council"-increased the,' ampunt . to $1800:' Last year, witli;sonnuch work Liet-'on han((tf tile'council-tionsidersd that gg�g^.:i-9850O..4frout(l' -be none too small, a " salaTy^for Mayor Hatbh, and at the first -nicetinip of-fthe year it. was' voted. * - ' . The first session of the - in 13*. adX ministration forgot the usual formality.,- So did thepsccond and the third and: all the intervening- special -ses- capital. ^/�i?p''nf;:Haftlip":tliiAtA points It had been expected that the ^t-Oalgaiy � consIderrng'toUowing federals would attack first. - :�� �suh-,ui scheme. But unless the city President Madero this- mortt!n^senji-(T-.'to'?�'- ftbsition to get a supply of .,,,.  ...'. .^^E-.'-i Edmonton/Feb. ^r-JJie^re-' \ port sent out by"a press agency . �announcing the probable 'loca�4 tion of landstitlesvcfflce^vln'V. Alberta,, at 'YEgreyUle/ "B!pd Deer, Medicine Halt and Mac- , lsod, was .purely imaginative-and originated in a. local Tory newspaper office, -The government has not yet, considered the location of the offices; and-  are not likely to do so fer Bome time .y-jt. - -   The story sent ourlnst night was a fabrication piir^- and' simple, and hnB not even..a: suggestion of truth. No place has yet . been selected, and the bill to � be presentEd to tiic House in^ > creasing the number .-of' offices has -nbt been- comploted.J so, that the legislatioiv will bi^am-.. ong the last to be presented, as tlie government has a big'budget of otl\er important business ready, and it will,. have';tobe disposed of first. ' . ...-/;.., r. ... > > *y :*:?> ? er.jn can,.be secured reasonably, it; makini* the- payment: of the mayor i^ay?.'be.d,one. The whole question will'.possible, with the^consent, of the be threshed out at the special meet-; council:. The same, amendment will ing, of !;the, council to be held soon to probablv be made also in the case of -take.;up--.the industrial polioy. ithe aldermen, -j .'' THE OPPOSITION IS KNOWLEDGE the great dome. .The..' other parts of the cathedral, were.'; filled by the general public to M\i(i2 fullest pxtcn,t of the accommodation: V Only a few sea'ts had been reserved f for the royal party - winch comprised/, representatives of Queen Mother Aloi-^ andra and of the Duke and Duchess ' of, Cojinaugbt. Premier Asquith witlii! all lit ha icajiinet nun.sters was ,ptcsbiit J j^s - wore many members of tlio fqr- > |.eigir diplomatic .corps. ., H Hours before the. time sat totv: tbs.-{ singing- of ;thc ,first; hymn' "Rock of 4 �Ages^', Jthe "p'dlice-/began Regretfully-.; ito turn' away �Jthoiisan3rican Geographical sotiiety-l' sent'the, following- cablegram today ', to London : . . �',-'�;   - I, "Koyal, Geographical Society": On ; ..;'! behalf of the council and members of , the American Geographical: Society I am requested to. send you the: ex,-s pression of our profound, sympaihyS^ fox the loss- of Captain Robertjto- ' found rsvmpathv for those-to iWlidm his untimely death has brought siHi'1 great sorrow. ,  s ' ;� ; "(S�gned) Archer -M::H!Unt4ni't'np,.>:i?S; 1 "President:";' SALARY INCREASES AND RETRENCHMENT -partme^t;;tb^r�V4te:;'te^.oimmehdations covering jpcrpa"sbs^"pf Volose to- $150 >a month. Similar i-pcofawriendat ons are made froni' the offloejiof; the secretary-treasurer, iihe assessor,., and the elcc-^etrenchment is the watchword at tncal superintendent.: Besides'-'there,- (the'city 'hall, and no stone will be there will be all"-the., increases, ac- v ____ ......______,_____T...;. 'lofjt'.unturncd to keep the current ex- cordmr to'- the':regulati6n schedules in ; cases files a'ro being 4eai;pl^ed"for !itiv WOULp COST LOT OF MONEY TO ).' GRANT ALL REQUESTS MADE MANY QUESTIONS 'ABOUT' RAILWAY GUARANTJEpS--JOHN K EM MIS ASKS. POR'SOME LETTERS '" , Edmonton, Feb. 14,-'Since Tuesday, the opening day of jjavli�(men:tv the question paper,_ has befn-.very- buBy-and the number of questions as''--still growing., Answers."to::.questions given by ministers in. ;the-House- yesterday occupi'Ed*, several All sheets of typewritten, ttfflttev, and ron^' ly half the questiona'-'set "di)*tt "for, �' Birmingham',. ,En�.i Feb. 14.-Militant sufiragottcs droppeda phial con- . 'f.PP^cap,;, taming an explosive substance in-the,. that day were replied itoi-i In:. ptherfJ fire ipllowed promptly,: The box-con- letter box: of ...the: .'Inland...Revenue Of-� Uee,,, An: e.vplpsoii and- a regard the killing of a tew Americans : * FISHING- TUG IS SAFE ey'boysne'/!''WiB,," Feb. 14.-The llshini},itiig.'; Sunbeam, Captain Roy :Smlth'il'iy^0'1:'was..supposed to have gone'ioijfbe boLtom of Lake Michigan .'yisteriflft^:-.'Steamed into port this 'ino^n)n'g,''r'-yh'pre were no casualties. t""";:;Sffi%.^-W''iiI>f;* ;.;,v-: ' '.SWARD'S-';:, ��^'�. ;4ii^l^SA'#::.-: ^iW^iif.1,* usx ' . fairly  good description .-of the .tyan was Riven; and this morning' Dctec-, tive-.-Kro.ning arrested :a "hisih- named Mercqr-on the. charge., He-is now> behind the bars and:^yill' apjpfear '.tor trial in, the 'police court,, jtamorrb.w morning HOTEL EMPLOYEE,-. A'/ SUICIDE Prince Albert/ Sask.yVF6b!�;i.-Iftrs. David Woran, qf Sault'.*SJev JViarie, aVicI an employee of ^a-Jocal ,liptej,j ec/rh-mitted suicide .tqdja^^bjr^dfluklng; oar-bollc acid. " ' lj. "* >�* .'? in^f^ases' for bea'ds'� other West-: of departinj|nt^;%av$^e?nreceived; bond mar- from ^e'---iQ&:ancil;^v:'iio|^Ai^rve--'tliey been-face just heard fro'^i�-:l)ui:?^he*^ual;' considcra-atvthe pre'sent-time. , I tion. w,ill.. lUiely^bo -made-.-before the GOOD WOMAN ,GONE- >;';u. '� VWtth:: such a laudable motive in year ja-too fa| a^yjinced. * Halifax, 'Feb.' 14.-Albina, wife dt view,-tlie" council will begin next Mayo* H>rdie #ttoaied this morn-Colonel P. Worsley, is dead. She was ^fi^'to c9ns,der thfc estimate of the mg thgt the JSiilary ^uestioil' would be a- daughter of Judge Sicotte, forrnerly. ZT'}0T departments and the very one of} tfe %tters;, b^fo're' the Ufa- of Yuebec ' '  ' they will encounter will'-"-.....i-*�>-,-�- Mrs Fi-ank RubbbII Tnrnnto Viihb P^Meral, proposals' for increases m Banl of Montreal, St, Mary's, P^v-jfaver'j\Idvor Hal-die's salary, promises Gerald, assistant manager Bau^Wio*]give-the conned a couple of busy Montreal, Winnipeg, and Violet, ^Vini j \voevs 0f }\, . . - ^Salary^mcreasei.will in alf amount!) ifpeg;, and'Violet; .'i^Vinl.! nipefj, are 'Surviving children. j^Ws:-' .George S. Hamilton, 'Motttreal,"1 Is. "a."' siEter. I I t day meeting, * and i,a}qn6 w^th them will cc-Jnef the; retottwien-dations oi' the rvanous chairmeji,-^of gpnyni-fctdfes affectedj> > . ~bt Alberta and the Dominloft go^eViim^ji;f relaiive, to the acquistjjon aiiA^cpii-" trol by- the ilrervinee of.wniV" sourr * siou tanned 425-jOOOi in paper, mpney..-Wos.t' (i, ( of ,thls wasres3i.ied, however, before ^ the' flames reached it ,* '', i A number of sufirajettes" ..� fdence) .declArea^'thit' Miss,nldiT)orson ''Pla.yed YW; *J .l � * \^mk 45 82 ;